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Google makes big changes to its ad products

Google’s AdWords is getting a makeover. The search giant announced today that they have made several updates to make its advertising tools more suitable for mobile.<p>With an emphasis on location-related mobile searches, a category that Google says is growing 50 percent faster than other searches, the …

AdWords

Google Spaces: yet another messaging product

Google Spaces was announced yesterday by Google as a way for groups to quickly share text, videos, images or links.Designed to make group sharing …

Apps

YouTube has hotspots in the Philippines that stream cached videos for faster viewing

There are many parts of the world where cellular and Wi-Fi speeds are still too slow for basic bandwidth intensive tasks like watching video. While Google has efforts such as Project Loon, they have also created physical locations in the Philippines that have cached YouTube videos for faster …

Google unveils two new products in India

Google on Wednesday introduced the latest version of its media-streaming device Chromecast, over a year after the device was first introduced in …

Obama Should Price Carbon Emissions To Curb Climate Change, Report Argues

When government agencies analyze energy projects, they don't consider the long-term costs of pollution.<p>The U.S. government doesn’t attach a price to harmful greenhouse gas emissions when it evaluates long-term energy projects. An influential Washington policy group with close ties to the Obama …

Google close to releasing live-streaming video product to rival Twitter's Periscope and Facebook Live: report

Google is putting a horse in the live-video race, to compete against Twitter’s Periscope and Facebook Live, a report Thursday …

Say Farewell to the Physical Google Wallet Card - PCMag India

Are you still using a physical Google Wallet Card? Prepare to say goodbye.<p>Google plans to retire the Wallet Card service on June 30, meaning any …

FinTech

Pfizer-Allergan merger in doubt as new U.S. tax inversion rules proposed

New rules cracking down on tax inversions would seem to make a proposed merger of one of the two largest pharmaceutical companies in the world …

Obama Administration

Cuba changing, but only slowly, since Obama's policy shift

HAVANA (Reuters) - Saul Berenthal has waited for decades for a chance to do business in Cuba. Despite the astonishing breakthroughs in U.S.-Cuban relations under President Barack Obama, he must wait some more.<p>A U.S. visitor takes a selfie in Havana March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino<p>Berenthal …

Cuba

Orthoprint: US university student fixes teeth for free by 3D printing his very own braces

Can't afford expensive cosmetic dental surgery but wishing you don't have to live with crooked teeth? A New Jersey Institute of Technology (NIJIT) …

3D Printed Arteries Could Help Cardiologists Better Predict and Treat Heart Disease

A clogged artery is bad news. Plaque in the major blood vessels carrying blood away from the heart can lead to heart attack or stroke – but only …

Doctors will use 3D modeling ahead of your next sinus surgery

Given the sinus' close proximity to your eyes and brain -- not to mention the area's super-sensitive nature -- the single slip of a surgeon's scalpel can have debilitating and permanent repercussions. That's why researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have developed a …

Model Cara Delevingne Thinks a 'Dislike' Button Will Promote Cyberbullying

With Facebook recently adding reactions to the “Like” button aside from the same old thumbs up, people are still wondering when they’ll finally get …

Does Nigeria Have What It Takes to Defeat Boko Haram?

Organized assaults from multiple directions. Check. An arsenal of light weapons and rocket launchers. Check. Abductions, looting and arson. Check. …

Africa

Young girls trained as suicide bombers freed in Nigeria

Cameroonian and Nigerian forces have freed several hundred hostages in a border town held by Boko Haram including young girls who were being trained …

Belong to the 'selfie' generation? You are probably oversharing

The ‘Selfie Generation’, which shares every detail of their lives online, doesn’t realize that giving away too much information can have serious …

Self-Censorship

Kiss And Makeup: Instagram Campaign Uses Lipstick To Powerfully End Cyberbullying

High Court Last Hope for Copyright Lawsuit Over Google Book Scanning

The long-running copyright dispute between the Authors Guild and Google could be reaching a final chapter in coming weeks as both sides wait to see if the Supreme Court takes up the case.

Judiciary

Iran: Back in business | Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has started a shopping tour in Europe just days after the lifting of international sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme.<p>He wants to let the world know that Iran is back in business. And European companies are lining up for a share in the Iranian market - …

Are teens having second thoughts about oversharing online?

‘Well, it’s social media for girls and porn for boys.”<p>That’s how a father of three children between the ages of 10 and 16 recently described what …

Social Media’s Unwritten Rule: Don’t Overshare

Witnessing an incident of online bullying, bystanders are even less likely to intervene than in face-to-face situations, past research shows, but …

Nigeria scraps fuel subsidy, cuts petrol price to N85 per litre - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>The Nigerian Government announced on Friday that it has scrapped the Petroleum Support Fund, also known as fuel subsidy.<p>Speaking to …

Why Millennial Parents Need To Stop 'Sharenting'

Please, please, please stop.<p>If you grew up in the 1990s and early 2000s, be grateful that your parents didn't have access to the Internet because, …

One billion Android smartphones can be hacked with just a song

Second coming of Stagefright vulnerability discovered by researchers can infect almost every Android smartphone on the planet<p>A billion Android smartphones and tablets are at risk from a new bug that can infect devices when they preview audio or video files, a team of security experts have …

Answering the President's Technology Challenge

In this week's State of the Union address, President Obama challenged Congress and all of us to consider an important, fundamental question: How do we make technology work for us and not against us ?<p>This is particularly important in the context of our children. How do we unlock all of the exciting …

What are they thinking? Teenagers, naked photos and cyberbullying

HALIFAX -- Several new Atlantic Canada cyberbullying cases -- including one 15-year-old girl charged with posting a nude photo of another girl -- …